Bechtel has been selected by Anadarko Moçambique Area
1 to perform a front end engineering and design (FEED) for a
new liquefied natural
gas (LNG) facility, the companies said on Friday.
This is the first LNG project in the Republic of
The Mozambique LNG FEED award builds on Bechtels
extensive experience in LNG
and in Africa, where we have worked for more than 50
years, said Jack Futcher, president of Bechtels
oil, gas and chemicals business unit.
We are excited by the prospect of working with Anadarko
and its partners to develop a world-class facility that will
bring jobs and economic development to Mozambique.
The FEED is for the initial phase of the onshore LNG
facility that will be built in the Cabo Delgado province in the
northeast portion of the country.
Bechtel is developing a design for a multi-train
liquefaction plant with a nominal train capacity of 5
million tpy of LNG, and an overall LNG park plan that
will allow for future expansion of the facility to
approximately 50 million tpy.
First commercial LNG sales from the facility are planned for
Bechtel describes itself as a global leader in the LNG
industry, having successfully delivered 28 LNG trains in nine
countries, including Trinidad, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, and
In addition, through its global LNG collaboration with
ConocoPhillips, Bechtel is currently building four LNG
facilities in Australia and an
export facility in the US.